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lynch

 (lĭnch)
tr.v. lynched, lynch·ing, lynch·es
To punish (a person) without legal process or authority, especially by hanging, for a perceived offense or as an act of bigotry.

[From lynch law.]

lynch′er n.
lynch′ing n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lynching - putting a person to death by mob action without due process of lawlynching - putting a person to death by mob action without due process of law
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
Translations

lynching

[ˈlɪntʃɪŋ] Nlinchamiento m

lynching

nLynchen nt; there’ll be a lynching sooner etc wird bestimmt gelyncht werden

lynching

[ˈlɪntʃɪŋ] nlinciaggio
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From last six months, the PFI has come to a limelight as we providing legal support to the victims of mob lynching and cow vigilante in the state.
Highlighting the gruesome and inhumane act of mob lynching, the appellant informed the court that the accused have not shown any remorse.
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Expressing serious concern over mob lynching of alleged braid choppers, Wani said instead of reacting like those of cow vigilantes the people should show the highest degree of responsibility while dealing with such incidents.
In the movie, Kashyap bravely draws references to some of the biggest headlines of the past few years - from mob lynching to 'gau rakshaks' (cow vigilantes), with the opening scene itself beginning with a man tied to tree, supposedly a cow trader, beaten up by men who ask him to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'.
In the movie, Kashyap bravely draws references to some of the biggest headlines of the past few years - from mob lynching to 'gau rakshaks', with the opening scene itself beginning with a man tied to tree, supposedly a cow trader, beaten up by men who ask him to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'.
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